• Children's Franchises

    • Average Cost: $15,000 to $200,000+
    • Includes: Tutoring, Art, Music, Science, Entertainment
    • Home & Retail Based Franchise
    • Ideal Franchise Candidate: A child-related learning background not necessary. Love to be around kids. Customer service and organizational skills.
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  • Home Services

    • Average Cost: $50,000 to $75,0000
    • Includes: Maid Services, Home Improvement, Security Franchises, Landscaping
    • Primarily Home Based
    • Ideal Franchise Candidate: A relationship builder outside of an office. Some sales experience and networking experience is beneficial. Can manage a team of service providers.
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  • Food Franchises

    • Average cost: $60,000 to $600,000+
    • Includes: Ice Cream, Food Trucks, Coffee, Burger Franchises, Pizza & Frozen Yogurt
    • Primarily Retail Based, Mobile
    • Ideal Franchise Candidate: Restaurant experience is a plus. Customer service oriented with good management skills. A people person willing to work long hours.
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  • Pet Franchises

    • Average Cost: $25,000 to $350,000+
    • Includes: Doggy Day Care, Dog Training, Mobile Grooming, Pet Supplies
    • Home & Retail Based
    • Ideal Franchise Candidate: Pet franchise owners need good people skills and must be customer service oriented. You may need to manage a team of trainers or staff. Make sure you love, love all pets.
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The ABF Blog View All

Intent Marketing at Dunkin’ Donuts

What if you said, “I could use a cup of coffee!” and someone immediately brought you a cup? That’s pretty much what one licensed franchisor of Dunkin’ Donuts locations in Arizona did. First Cup LLC, a franchisee who opened nine stores in the last year with plans to open another 11, used a creative marketing […] Read More

Online Marketing for Franchise Businesses

According to Google (and they should know), as many as 96% of consumers look online before visiting your local business. Some industries have a higher proportion than others, but it’s fair to say that the great majority of consumers use the internet as part of their path to purchase. They check your hours on their […] Read More

Licensing vs. Franchising

At America’s Best Franchises, we feature a variety of franchise opportunities, from the largest and most established to the hottest new franchises. There are also a number of listings for licensing agreements that are different from traditional franchises. iDeal Furniture is one business we feature on our website that isn’t exactly a franchise. iDeal refers […] Read More

Just One Franchise: Advanced Beverage

The busiest time for a bar, club, or restaurant is on nights and weekends—but that’s also when most companies that handle bar supplies and equipment are closed. When a bar runs out of their most popular ingredients or a restaurant’s soda gun breaks, it could prove disastrous for the business. Bar sales often make up […] Read More

How Do I ... Everything Franchising View All

How Do I know If A Franchise Award Matters?

February 6, 2014 - Franchisors courting potential franchisees often point to the awards they’ve won over the years as a vote of confidence from experts in their business. But not all awards »

Why Is A Business Plan So Important For My New Franchise?

October 16, 2013 - Whether you're buying a franchise or starting a new business venture, you're going to need a business plan. The business plan will help you determine whether or not »

Important Considerations to Either Buying a Franchise or Starting a Stand-Alone Business

September 18, 2013 - Successful franchisees and successful stand-alone business owners have one thing in common. They know how to manage a business operation. The decision to become »

How Long Does It Take To Find A Franchise?

August 12, 2013 - There are a variety of ways to approach the franchise buying process. There are the dreamers who have been actively looking for just the right franchise opportunity for »

Featured Franchise Opportunities View All

  • Little Caesars Pizza

    Little Caesars Pizza is a brand name franchise with a long history of successful franchisees. In fact, they are celebrating 50 years in this pizza business. The pizza business is evolving and Little Caesars has adapted and thrived in every scenario. A best value franchise for your consideration. Learn more now!

    Electronic Cigarette Vending

    Electronic Cigarette Vending offers a distributor opportunity that benefits from consumers, worldwide, switching from cigarettes to E-Cigarettes. In 2011, alone, over $500 Million of electronic cigarettes were sold in the United States. You can get your share of these profits now! Click our logo to get the details about this amazing distributor opportunity.


    Join CruiseOne as a Vacation Planning Expert and join the nation's leading travel franchise. You can create customized dream vacations for travelers in your area. Investments from $3,500!

  • Mosquito Joe

    Mosquito Joe offers the lowest franchise fee in the industry. Demand is high for mosquito control solutions nationally and the gross margins in this business are very high. This is a home based business with recurring revenues and world-class marketing. Learn more.

    Healthier4U Vending

    Healthier4U vending offers an opportunity with varying levels of investment as low as $20k. You'll benefit from an experienced team and machines that offer compete remote technology. Credit card and debit card acceptance and access to every machines data online. Learn more now!


    The KidsPark franchise opportunity provides hourly, drop-in, licensed childcare, preschool and parties. KidsPark has been a family favorite for more than 25 years. We'll help you create your childcare center, help you market your center and help you train and develop your staff. Learn more!
  • Health Care Business

    Interim HealthCare is a recognized brand with a proven track record for more than 40 years. Healthcare is a booming industry and Interim Healthcare is a premier participant. We offer extensive sales and marketing programs as well as comprehensive training and support to our franchise owners.


    Filtafry is one of the top underrated franchises in franchising. The Filta Group offers an affordable, environmentally-friendly franchise providing kitchen solutions to restaurants, hotels, airports fast food outlets and more.

    Bricks 4 Kidz

    Bricks 4 Kidz is a franchise offering after-school enrichment classes for kids. We offer a proven business model that is home based and can be full-time or part-time. No national competition, low overhead and high margins.
  • Express Employment Professionals

    Express Franchising is the fastest-growing company in the $105 billion staffing industry. Our business services franchise model allows franchise owners the ability to create a high level of success and quality of life. Learn more now!

    Energy Saving Solutions

    Energy Savings Solutions is looking for distributors with Business to Business sales experience. We will develop and train the right candidates for this position. A well qualified distributor can earn in excess of $250,000 per year. Learn more from our free WEBINAR!


    PostNet is the business behind America's small business. With 27 million small businesses in the U.S., the market for PostNet services is huge. The PostNet brand name was established in 1985, and today, has 700 locations around the world. Join our team...we support you from day one! Learn more now!

  • We Buy Ugly Houses

    The slogan "We Buy Ugly Houses" is known to most everyone. HomeVestors began franchising in 1996 and to date HomeVestors independently owned and operated franchises have purchased more than 50,000 houses for their customers. No experience required.

    InShapeMD Anti-Aging

    Meet the new darling of the franchise world! The InShapeMD® business opportunity incorporates several complimentary medical, anti-aging, weight loss and wellness offerings into one dynamic package with an appealingly low barrier to entry combined with minimal staffing, limited inventory…Yet eyebrow-raising profit margins.


    If you're looking for an award winning children's services franchise, Mathnasium is considered one of the best. As a franchise owner, you will influence the children in your community and make a difference.